The Green Deal Home Improvement Fund

The Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF) is a new incentive scheme open to all householders in England and Wales wanting to improve the energy efficiency of their homes.

The scheme allows Householders to choose one or both of the two core offers available and may also be eligible to claim up to £5,600 as a bundled package.

Core Offer 1 – up to £1,250 – Two Energy Saving Improvements

Up to £1,250 for installing two energy saving improvements from the list of 12 eligible measures below:

1 Condensing mains gas boiler 7 Floor insulation
2 Fan-assisted storage heaters 8 Room-in-roof insulation
3 Replacement warm-air unit 9 Double/triple glazing (replacing single glazing)
4 Waste water heat recovery 10 Secondary glazing
5 Cavity wall insulation 11 Energy efficient replacement doors
6 Flat roof insulation

Core Offer 2 – up to £3,750 – Solid Wall Insulation

Up to 75% of the total cost of the installation of internal or external solid wall insulation, up to a maximum value of £4,000, making this high carbon saving improvement much more affordable.

Add-on Offer 3 – up to £100 – GDAR Refund

Householders can also claim a refund of up to £100 for a Green Deal Assessment Report (GDAR) that is less than 24 months old when they do work in this scheme.

Homebuyers, who have bought a home in the 12 months prior to application, can also apply and claim up to £5,600 as a bundled package.

Add-on Offer 4 – up to £500 – Homebuyers Bonus

An additional bonus of up to £500 for homebuyers who have bought a home in the last 12 months prior to application.